Hi Bob,

>I personally would use an all ODU version because it makes servicing a
>breeze and also swapping out a bad radio quick and simple. No guessing
>about is it the indoor unit, is it the outdoor unit, is it the interface
>cable???  Get an all ODU like the Dragonwave Horizon and you run CAT5
>and you're done. If you get a cable issue you either can't log in or see
>no handshake with your switch/router or..If one of the POE lines are bad
>your radio will continue to reboot. Troubleshoot the radio on the ground
>with a patch cable and you rule out your cabling system.

Life isn't as easy for us poor saps that have to climb towers

In my old age, I am beginning to appreciate the value of waveguide...sure, it 
adds a significant cost to the link ($5-10k), but, if you don't have in-house 
tower climbers, the labor savings over time can be quite significant -- 
depending on your time horizon, it may be worth investigating


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